Support resilience to shocks and transition to recovery for vulnerable communities.
Zimbabwe struggles with severe unemployment, diminishing access to health and education services and a steady decline in purchasing power. Once the breadbasket of southern Africa, it is now food-insecure and lacks the critical infrastructure and support mechanisms needed to help its most vulnerable citizens.
- Agriculture & Food: Reducing dependence on food aid by providing training, lowering barriers to credit, and subsidizing seed and fertilizer
- Children & Youth: Facilitating support to children with disabilities
- Innovations: Using mobile technology to provide farmers with crop data and banking services
- Water: Improving drinking-water quality and increasing household access to safe water and sanitation
All stories about Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe: Tough Choices November 17, 2008
Naison and his friends are spending the afternoon fishing on the banks of southeastern Zimbabwe's Save River, hoping to catch a trout or an eel to bring home to their families. They are using the mosquito netting from Naison's home as a makeshift fishing net.
Zimbabwe: Helping teens manage difficult situations October 15, 2008
Almost one in three children in Zimbabwe are orphans, usually because one or both parents died of HIV/AIDs. Mercy Corps and financial institution Micro King have created a fund to provide direct support to local efforts to assist orphans and vulnerable children.
Zimbabwe: Untrammeled Spirit April 3, 2008
Zimbabwe: Protecting Zimbabwe's AIDS orphans September 5, 2007
Zimbabwe: Lynotte: Learning to Break the Cycle November 29, 2006
Zimbabwe: Everyone Has a Role to Play Against AIDS August 21, 2006
By PATRICK MAKOKORO [Editor's Note: This Op-Ed was published by The Oregonian]
Zimbabwe: Protecting Zimbabwe's Most Vulnerable August 14, 2006